|2012 Konkani Journalism Day, Goa - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
It was on 2nd Feburary, 1889 that the first Konknni language periodical in the Romi script was published from Poona. Called the *Udentechem Sallok* (Lotus of the East), it was the initiative of Eduardo Jose Bruno de Souza. It started as a monthly periodical and soon changed to fortnightly. To mark the Konknni Potrokaritecho Dis (Konknni Journalism Day), the Goa-based Dalgado Konknni Akademi (DKA) organised a panel discussion on Konknni Journalism on 2nd Feburary, 2012 at Tiatr Academy Goaâs Con...
Keywords: goa; journalism; konkani; roman script; anniversary of first konkani newspaper
|The Secret History of Konkani: A Talk - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
Dr. Jason Keith Fernandes talks on The Secret History of the Konkani Language (at the Xavier Centre of Historical Research, Friday, November 15, 2013 evening). Jason Keith Fernandes was recently awarded a Ph.D. for his doctoral thesis titled Citizenship Experiences of Goan Catholics. The thesis studies the ongoing debate around the demand for recognition of Konkani in the Roman script. The Secret History of the Konkani Language that draws from his doctoral research Jason suggests that there is m...
Keywords: goa; konkani; language; politics; language politics; roman script; devanagari script; language controversy in goa
|A novel, theatre, verse, music and books from the world of Konkani - Recorded by FN/Frederick Noronha|
A report on Dalgado Day (May 8, 2012) at the Dalgado Konkani Akademy, in Panjim, Goa (India).
Keywords: konkani; roman script; goa; mangalore; kannada script; dalgado konkani akademi; poems; novels; song; interviews; full day programme
|Writing for Children in Konkani, a Small Language from the West Coast of India - Recorded by Frederick Noronha/FN|
On Children's Day 2012 (November 14), while schools in Goa were closed for the mid-term break, three books specially written for children. The well-attended programme at the Campal Forest Department's children's park saw kids from across Goa mingle, join in for a magic show, and play the role of book-releasers in a participative function. Speakers on the dias agreed that much needed to be done to promote children's writing in Konkani, particularly in the Roman script...
Keywords: konkani, writing for children, dalgado konknni akademi, goa, india, west coast of india, roman script, dka, goa1556, books, publishing, regional languages, writing for children